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False sense of safety undermines good password hygiene

November 7, 2022

LastPass released findings from its fifth annual Psychology of Password report, which revealed even with cybersecurity education on the rise, password hygiene has not improved.

Regardless of generational differences across Boomers, Millennials and Gen Z, the research shows a false sense of password security given current behaviors across the board. In addition, LastPass found that while 65% of all respondents have some form of cybersecurity education – through school, work, social media, books or courses via Coursera or edX – the reality is that 62% almost always or mostly use the same or variation of a password

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